Messi’s Statue – level 3

16-01-2017 15:00

Last June, people unveiled a statue of Lionel Messi in Buenos Aires, and just this week, vandals removed its head and torso.

City officials say that work is already underway to repair the statue, but the sports star’s legs and football are all that remain at the moment.

This was not the first time that a statue on the Paseo de la Gloria was vandalised – previously, someone stole a tennis racket from a statue of Gabriela Sabatini on the same street.

Difficult words: unveil (show something to the public for the first time).

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